Archive for the ‘Dan & Lisa 2009 TravelJournal’ Category

Flight Home – Cape Town, London, Toronto & Winnipeg

Day 16 Lisa and I slept in a little and only got up around 8:30 we were going to need all the rest we could get for the very long ride home. We got dressed and headed down for breakfast. Since we hadn’t eaten anything the night before I decided I was going to have […]

Cape Town Wine Tour, South Africa

Day 15 Up at 6:15 this morning; Lisa didn’t think we had enough time to get ready the previous morning so she thought we needed an extra 15 minutes to get ready and eat breakfast. I was feeling much better this morning and spent a lot less time in the wash room. Both Lisa and […]

Cape Peninsula Tour, South Africa

Day 14 Up at 7:15, Lisa and I had an hour and 15 minutes to get ready, eat breakfast and meet our guide at the main entrance of the lobby of the hotel. Lisa and I got up at 7:15, I went immediately to the wash room after a having a sore stomach all night […]

Johannesburg & Cape Town, South Africa

Day 13 We got up at 6:15 to get packed and ready to go to Cape Town. Lisa and I threw our stuff into our suitcases and then headed down for breakfast of the dining room of the hotel. Breakfast was the same as the other day and I had the exact same thing which […]

Kruger National Park Safari & Johannesburg

Day 12 Up at 5:50 am, not quite as early as the morning before but we knew it would be a long day and wanted to get in an extra hour of sleep. We also had to have our bags packed and ready to go for 6:30 as this was our last day in the […]

Kruger National Park Safari

Day 11 The alarm went off at 4:40am, Lisa and I had 40 minutes before our safari guide Elvis showed up. We quickly got ready, recharged the batteries for the two cameras and were pretty much ready when Elvis showed up with the safari truck at 5:20. We hopped in the truck and headed for […]

Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Safari

Day 10 The alarm went off at 6:15 but we didn’t crawl out of bed till 6:30. Lisa and I packed our stuff and headed down to the dining area of the hotel for our free breakfast. I was pretty amazed; the hotel had a full out buffet breakfast with chefs making eggs however you […]

Johannesburg, South Africa

Day 9 We grabbed our bags and headed for the exit where we were greeted by our South African host. Our guide gave us all our certificates for our South Africa trip and then led us over to the exchange counter where I converted the rest our American money to the South African Rand. 415 […]

Muhammad Ali Mosque, Citadel, Bazaar & Eqyptian Museum

Day 8 Lisa and I finally got to sleep in; well kind of. We set our alarm for 7 am to be packed and downstairs for 9. We rolled out of bed at 7:30 and got ready and packed. We headed down for the breakfast buffet in our hotel, remember the one we had just […]

Abu Simbel, King Ramses II Temple, Nefertiti Temple & Cairo

Day 7 Another early morning! Lisa and I had to be down in the lobby of the cruise ship at 4:45 to catch our bus and flight to Abu Simbel this morning. About half of our group was up at the same time. We said our goodbyes to Magic and headed up to the top […]